The '''Reformed Episcopal Church''' (REC) is a Anglican Christian
church of evangelical Episcopalian
heritage. It was founded in 1873 in New York City by George David Cummins
, formerly a bishop of the Episcopal Church (United States)|Protestant Episcopal Church
The REC is a founding member of the Anglican Church in North America
(ACNA), and its four U.S. dioceses are member dioceses of ACNA. REC and ACNA are not members of the Anglican Communion
. REC is in communion with the Free Church of England
, the Church of Nigeria
, and the Anglican Province of America
The current Presiding Bishop
of the REC is the Rt. Rev. Ray R. Sutton
due to the death of the Most Rev. Royal U. Grote, Jr.
As of 2016, it reports 108 parishes and missions in the United States and three in Canada, and also has churches in Croatia, Cuba, Germany, and Serbia. In 2009, the Reformed Episcopal...